Raise the Coop: The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Chicken Keeping - 90 min
What will I learn in the Workshop?
Step into the world of backyard chicken keeping and discover the joys of having your own feathered friends. At our class, we'll teach you everything you need to know to start and maintain a happy, healthy flock of chickens, all while using sustainable and organic practices.
You'll learn about:
- Choosing the right number and breed of chickens for your backyard
- Where to source chicks and adult hens
- Raising chicks into healthy layers
- How to select the perfect coop and run for your flock
- Efficient ways to feed and water your chickens
- Tips for designing a coop that suits your chickens' needs
- How to involve your family in the care of your chickens
- Pros and cons of various coop and fencing options
Our class is taught by experienced chicken keepers and you'll have the opportunity to tour our coop (either digitally or in-person) and see our flock in action. Following the class, we'll provide you with materials and links to products that are both economical and of good quality. You can also reach out to us with any questions you may have after the class.
With the right knowledge, raising chickens can be a fun and rewarding experience for the whole family. So come join us, and learn how to start your own feathery, clucking, egg-laying community today!
In-Person DATES, TIMES & LOCATION
In-person classes will be held at our new education space at 140 Marvin Road, Colchester, CT. It requires going up 14 steps/stairs. If this presents a problem, let us know in advance (before purchasing) so we can try to accommodate your needs. We also offer private lessons for groups.
Is this class available On-Demand?
YES! This class IS available on-demand!
Can't make it to one of our in-person workshops? No problem! Our Beginner Beekeeping class is also available On-Demand. Imagine having a buzzing mentor by your side, guiding you through the ins and outs of beekeeping, whenever and wherever you want. With our pre-recorded class, you'll have access to the same expert advice and knowledge as our in-person attendees, all at the convenience of your own schedule. So, don't wait for the next hive cycle, add this class to your cart today and start your beekeeping journey now!
OTHER NOTES ABOUT OUR WORKSHOPS
There are 10-14 seats available for each in-person workshop.
Payment is required at the time of reservation and seats are limited. Unfortunately, we do not offer refunds but we can offer alternative dates, apply your tuition towards a product, or provide an on-demand recording of the class if it's available On-Demand.